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  • The monks and nuns of the Tiantai Temple in China are as proficient in Buddhist teachings are they are in orchestral instruments. Master Wule began rebuilding the 1400-year-old temple in 2004. As a former musician, he organized the monk orchestra "Guangxuan" to preach Buddhism and Zen philosophy through music. <br><br> Nuns practice their instruments at the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018, in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • A nun practices violin in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018, in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • Nuns chant scriptures at the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 21, 2018 in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • A monk practices his violin in a dormitory room in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018 in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • Nuns practice their instruments in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018, in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • Three monks change clothes before a performance in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018 in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • Monks chants scriptures in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018, in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • A monk practices cello in the pavilion, Nov. 22, 2018, in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • Master Wule directs monks and nuns during a symphony performance at the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018 in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • A monk carrying a cello in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018 in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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  • A monk performs violin at the mountain in the Tiantai Temple, Nov. 22, 2018, in Hongan, Hubei province, China.
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